| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:11 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part.
She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment.
Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The Swiss are represented in men's tennis at this year's BNP Paribas Open by Stanislas Wawrinka and that other guy.
Wawrinka won the recent Australian Open and is now No. 3 in the world rankings. The other guy becomes Mr. Avis in Switzerland now, and as...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:32 AM
When a long-time opponent says you're slowing down, it is either time to get re-energized or realize a brilliant tennis career is on the downswing.
At the ATP World Finals in London this week, Novak Djokovic took note that Federer's ranking has...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Just 21, Ryan Harrison has a pretty mature understanding of what it takes to make it on the ATP tour.
"You've got to love the process," Harrison said after his 6-3, 7-5 win over former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt on Tuesday in a first-round Citi Open...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Having not played John Isner in two years, it took Juan Martin del Potro a while to adjust to the hair-raising speed and peculiar trajectory of the 6-foot-10 American's serve.
But once del Potro figured it out, abandoning his initial strategy of fielding...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:15 PM
NEW YORK -- Second-seeded Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last year with a knee injury, beat top-seeded Novak Djokovic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, on Monday night for this 13th Grand Slam title and his second U.S. Open title on the Arthur Ashe Stadium...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Juan Martin del Potro served notice on Saturday that he's a force again in men's tennis by upsetting No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal, 6-2, 6-4, in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters.
Del Potro, who has climbed back to No. 5 in the world after a...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
More than two decades after his futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, James Franklin was hired Saturday by the university as its football coach.
Franklin, 41, replaces Bill O'Brien, who left for the NFL's Houston Texans coaching job...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:57 AM
MIAMI — El actual número uno del mundo, Rafael Nadal; junto a los múltiples campeones de torneos de Grand Slam, Roger Federer y Novak Djokovic; así como el monarca defensor, Andy Murray; encabezan la lista de competidores del próximo Abierto Sony de...
| Aug 22, 2013
US Open tennis 2013 TV coverage: ESPN2, ESPN, Tennis Channel and CBS air the tournament from USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y., for the last Grand Slam tournament of the year Aug. 26-Sept. 9. The US Open returns to the USTA...
| May 5, 2012
| 11:24 PM
8 a.m. Golf: Spanish Open final round (t. in Seville).--Golf
8 a.m. Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship (in Estoril, Portugal).--Speed
9 a.m. Baseball: Maryland at Florida State (t.).--CSN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; on Cox cable...